Box Score Bulletin’: Nov. 14

Nov 14, 2012; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Kevin Martin (23) fights for a loose with Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) during the second half at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-US PRESSWIRE

Welcome all stat geeks! “Box Score Bulletin’” is sifting through, analyzing and summarizing all of the NBA box scores from the previous day and night, so you don’t have to! So sip your coffee and enjoy the good, the bad and the ugly…

Pistons (1-8) 94 @ 76ers (4-4) 76

  • Leading scorers: DET – Greg Monroe 19, PHI – Lavoy Allen 14.
  • This time, Greg Monroe’s 19 points, 18 rebounds and 6 assists did not go to waste, as the Pistons got win #1.
  • The Pistons outrebounded the Sixers 57-38.
  • Brandon Knight tallied 15 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists.
  • Corey Maggette saw his first action of the season, coming off the bench for 9 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists in 22 minutes.
  • Sixers starters shot a combined 11-44 for 25% from the field.

Jazz (4-5) 93 @ Celtics (5-3) 98

  • Leading scorers: UTA – Paul Millsap 20, BOS – Paul Pierce 23.
  • The C’s hung on despite getting destroyed on the offensive glass 18-4 (and 48-33 overall).
  • Leandro Barbosa (16 pts) and Jeff Green (16 pts) picked up the slack on a rough night for the Celtics starters.
  • The Jefferson and Millsap combo put up production for the Jazz with a combined 33 points and 16 rebounds.

Pacers (3-6) 85 @ Bucks (5-2) 99

  • Leading scorers: IND – Tyler Hansbrough 17, MIL – Monta Ellis, Brandon Jennings 16.
  • The Bucks only turned the ball over 6 times in the whole game (Brandon Jennings 0).
  • Beno Udrih had 9 points and 10 assists off the bench in 27 minutes.
  • George Hill and Paul George combined to go 6-27 from the field.
  • The Pacers still lost the game by 14 points, even though they outscored the Bucks 32-17 in the 4th quarter.

Hornets (3-3) 96 @ Rockets (4-4) 100

  • Leading scorers: NOH – Greivis Vasquez 24, HOU –  James Harden 30.
  • James Harden still dropped 30 points, despite going only 1-7 from three.
  • Asik added 12 more rebounds to his impressive season total so far.
  • Greivis Vasquez continued his solid start to the season with 24 points, 5 rebounds and 9 assists.
  • Ryan Anderson had a 20 and 12 double double off the bench.

Grizzlies (6-1) 107 @ Thunder (6-3) 97

  • Leading scorers: MEM – Rudy Gay 28, OKC – Kevin Durant 34.
  • Rudy Gay put it all together for this big matchup with the Thunder and poured in 28 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • Zach Randolph continued his impressive streak (double doubles in all 7 games) with 20 points and 11 rebounds.
  • Kevin Durant got his scoring feel back with 34 points and 10 rebounds.
  • Serge Ibaka continues to improve his all-around game with 17 points, 8 rebounds and 4 blocks.

Bobcats (4-3) 89 @ Timberwolves (5-3) 87

  • Leading scorers: CHA – Kemba Walker 22, MIN – Andrei Kirilenko 26.
  • The Charlotte Bobcats: 4-3.
  • The legend of Kemba grows. 22 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals to go along with the game winning dagger to beat the Wolves at home.
  • Byron Mullens finally with some “true center” numbers with 12 points, 15 rebounds and 4 blocks (andonly2 3-point attempts).
  • Andrei Kirilenko certainly did his part with 26 points (9-12 FG) and 12 rebounds.

Wizards (0-7) 101 @ Mavericks (5-4) 107

  • Leading scorers: WAS – Jordan Crawford 21, DAL - O.J. Mayo 25.
  • The Wizards, now the NBA’s last winless team made 13 threes in the game, but gave up 107 points and 14 offensive rebounds.
  • O.J. Mayo contined his scoring barrage with another 25 points (9-15 FG).
  • Jordan Crawford (21 pts, 7 asts) and Kevin Seraphin (16 pts, 5 rebs, 5 asts) led the way for the Wiz.

Bulls (5-3) 112 @ Suns (4-5) 106 – OT

  • Leading scorers: CHI – Carlos Boozer 28, PHX – Luis Scola 24.
  • The Bulls starting forwards led the way in this OT win. Boozer (28 pts, 14 rebs), Noah (21 pts, 12 rebs) and Deng (21 pts, 5 rebs) combined for 63% of the total points.
  • As for the Suns, Luis Scola posted 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead Phoenix.
  • Sebastian Telfair got lots of crunch time minutes and finished with 17 points and 4 assists.

Heat (6-3) 100 @ Clippers (6-2) 107

  • Leading scorers: MIA – LeBron James 30, LAC – Jamal Crawford 22.
  • Is something wrong with Dwyane Wade? 29 minutes, only 6 points on 2-10 shooting.
  • Meanwhile, LeBron had his usual: 30 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists.
  • Blake Griffin put together a well rounded effort with 20 points, 14 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • Jamal Crawford with another 22 off the bench.

Hawks (3-4) 88 @ Warriors (4-4) 92

  • Leading scorers: ATL – Lou Williams 18, GSW – Harrison Barnes 19.
  • Harrison Barnes came through with a breakout game with 19 points and 13 rebounds.
  • The Warriors outrebounded the Hawks 44-29 (who were without Al Horford).
  • Lou Williams led the Hawks with 18 points and 6 assists.

Topics: Box Scores, Memphis Grizzlies, Oklahoma City Thunder

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